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Saturday 28 December 1996

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Miyu Yoshimoto . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Retroactive, directed by Louis Morneau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996 while Falling Up by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Out of Sight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse or Flying Corps.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Louis Morneau

Starring: Jim Belushi, Kylie Travis, Shannon Whirry, Frank Whaley

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Dinosaur Valley Girls

Directed by: Donald F. Glut

Starring: Jeff Rector, William Marshall, Griffin Drew, Harrison Ray

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I'm Not Rappaport

Directed by: Herb Gardner

Starring: Walter Matthau, Ossie Davis, Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson

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Little Witches

Directed by: Jane Simpson

Starring: Mimi Rose, Sheeri Rappaport, Jennifer Rubin, Jack Nance

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Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Out of Sight

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

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Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

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Two Fat Ladies

Starring: Clarissa Dickson Wright, Jennifer Paterson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Adventures of Shirley Holmes

L.A. Heat

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1996 ?

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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Sport Games on 28 December 1996

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Washington Bullets : 86 - 97
  • Boston Celtics - Sacramento Kings : 96 - 126
  • Charlotte Hornets - Detroit Pistons : 75 - 97
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Chicago Bulls : 97 - 102
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American Football
  • Jacksonville Jaguars - Buffalo Bills : 30 - 27
  • Minnesota Vikings - Dallas Cowboys : 15 - 40
See all American Football game results of 28 December 1996
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Man City : 2 - 0
  • Bolton - Southend : 3 - 1
  • Charlton - Wolves : 0 - 0
  • Dundee - East Fife : 6 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Burnley - Gillingham : 5 - 1
  • Crewe - Bournemouth : 2 - 0
  • Preston - Bristol City : 0 - 2
  • Rotherham - Bury : 1 - 1
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1996 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") - R. Kelly
  2. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  3. Nobody - Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
  4. En Vogue - Don't Let Go (Love)
  5. Ginuwine - Pony
  6. I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") - Whitney Houston
  7. Mint Condition - What Kind Of Man Would I Be
  8. No Diggity - BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
  9. No Time - Lil' Kim Featuring Puff Daddy
  10. New Edition - You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Trapecista - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Asi Como Te Conoci - Marco Antonio Solis
  3. No Pude Enamorarme Mas - Los Tigres del Norte
  4. Palomita Blanca - Michael Salgado
  5. El Principe - Limite
  6. Siempre Hace Frio - Selena
  7. Ni Como Amigos - Los Mismos
  8. Amanda Miguel - Amame Una Vez Mas
  9. Ya No Te Creo Nada - Ana Barbara
  10. Como Es Posible Que A Mi Lado - Luis Miguel


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Falling Up

By: Shel Silverstein

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the classic creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Every Thing On It, comes a wondrous book of poems and drawings.Filled

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The Regulators

By: Richard Bachman

On a perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, many of the citizens who live on Poplar Street are killed mysteriously, and at the center of the mystery is a

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A Reporter's Life

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

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By: Stephen King

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem…"I see holes like eyes.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse

Platform: Macintosh Windows Linux Steam Android iOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Humongous Entertainment

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Flying Corps

Platform: PC (DOS and Windows

Genre: World War I flight simulator

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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Air Gallet

Air Gallet

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Banpresto

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Midway presents Arcade's Greatest Hits: The Atari Collection 1

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn Super Nintendo

Genre: Compilation (various)

Publisher: Midway Games

Chaos Seed

Chaos Seed

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Sega Saturn

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Universal

Format: VHS release

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Mr. Holland's Opus

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How to Frame a Figg

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Lassie Come Home

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release; part of the MGM/UA Family Treasures Collection

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Studio: Columbia

Format: VHS release

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